Fantasy Baseball News

Nick Nelson

Filters: Nick Nelson
  • Phillies Dealing With Injuries To Pitching And Catching Depth

    The Phillies announced a batch of injuries to reporters, including Matt Gelb of The Athletic (Twitter links). Left-hander Cristopher Sánchez and right-hander Nick Nelson have both been shut down, due to triceps soreness and a moderate hamstring injury, respectively. Catcher Garrett Stubbs is headed for an MRI on his sore right knee while fellow backstop…

    Mar 15 · MLB Trade Rumors Phillies Bailey Falter Aramis Garcia John Hicks Rafael Marchan James McArthur Nick Nelson Aaron Nola Andrew Painter Michael Plassmeyer J.T. Realmuto Cristopher Sanchez Garrett Stubbs Ranger Suarez Taijuan Walker Zack Wheeler prospects
  • Nick Nelson Shut Down With Hamstring Injury

    Philadelphia Phillies relieverNick Nelson(hamstring) was diagnosed with a moderate left hamstring strain, which forced the Phils to shut him down. There is no timetable for Nelson's return, but he will likely miss the start of the season.Cristopher Sanchezwas also shut down after coming across bicep soreness. The Phillies lost four relievers over the offseason and are already short on bullpen staff with these two setbacks. They addedGregory Soto,Matt Strahm, andCraig Kimbrel to counter the bullpen losses. Nelson molded a 4.85 ERA last season across 47 appearances. The 27-year-old struck out 69 batters, along with a 22.5% strikeout rate. He needs to slim down his walk rate, which accumulated to 11.8%. Nelson is off the fantasy radar in most league formats in 2023.

    Mar 15 · Source via Phillies Nick Nelson
  • Latest On Phillies' Rotation Competition

    The Phillies entered camp with much of the season-opening roster in place. The biggest storyline was the battle for the final rotation spot. The Phils have consistently maintained top pitching prospect Andrew Painter would be given a legitimate chance to claim the job even though he won’t turn 20 until next month. Those plans were seemingly…

    Mar 8 · MLB Trade Rumors Phillies Bailey Falter Nick Nelson Andrew Painter Cristopher Sanchez prospects
  • To top